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U.S. might assist Canada get compensation for Iran airplane crash victims, basis says – Nationwide

U.S. might assist Canada get compensation for Iran airplane crash victims, basis says – Nationwide

Canada and its allies are being urged to aggressively attain into the Iranian authorities’s pocket to search out property to compensate for the regime’s downing of Ukraine Worldwide Airways Flight 752 two years in the past.

That features a name to make use of U.S. President Joe Biden’s new high-profile ambassador to the world’s worldwide aviation watchdog — Chesley “Sully” Sullenberger, the pilot who heroically landed a airplane on water outdoors New York Metropolis greater than a decade in the past– to spearhead that effort.

The Washington-based Basis for Defence of Democracies says the U.S. ought to goal the cash Iran collects from worldwide airways for utilizing its airspace for overflights.

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Canada ‘won’t relaxation’ till Iran held accountable for airplane crash: Trudeau

It says Sullenberger has an element to play in his new position because the newly appointed American consultant to the Montreal-based Worldwide Civil Aviation Group.

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At situation is find out how to compensate households and family members of the Jan. 8, 2020 tragedy that noticed Iran’s Revolutionary Guard shoot down Ukraine Worldwide Airways Flight 752 shortly after it took off from Tehran airport.

All 176 individuals on board have been killed, and the bulk had hyperlinks to Canada.


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North Vancouver marks 2nd anniversary of airplane downed in Iran

This report by The Canadian Press was first printed Jan. 9, 2022.




© 2022 The Canadian Press


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